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Packages delivered by air: Drones as delivery service

What has travelled by road to reach us until now could be delivered by drones in the future. This has many advantages: Poor rural transport infrastructure or persistent congestion in large cities can be bypassed. In 2013, Amazon was among the first to announce the intention to deliver goods using […]

IEEE ComSoc distinguished lecturer award

Andrea Tonello, professor for embedded communication systems at the institute of networked and embedded systems of the AAU, has been appointed IEEE Communications Society Distinguished Lecturer for the term 2018-19. The ComSoc Distinguished Lecturer Program provides the means for ComSoc chapters and other organizations to identify and arrange lectures by renowned […]

A Game of Clones

In October 2017 we took the first steps in the research project “Game of Clones – Students model the dispersal and fighting of the knotweed”, a project funded by the research program Sparkling Science of the Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy. The Game of Clones project should approach […]

Intelligent boarding to ski lifts

A novel boarding solution for cabin-based transport systems — e.g., ski lifts, cable cars, subways — is being discussed in industry and has already been implemented in the Austrian skiing resort Bad Gastein: In order to avoid long queues at succeeding boarding stations, a display in the boarding area tells […]

Power lines that transport data

Power Line Communication (PLC) uses electricity cables to transmit data. Andrea M. Tonello, professor at the Institute of Networked and Embedded Systems, was interviewed by Katharina Tischler-Banfield. He tells us whether PLC represents the future of the Internet and whether it will revolutionise the transmission of data. The greatest advantage […]

Smart grid technology project: From research to teaching

On September 12th, 2017 the Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt hosted the meeting of the Erasmus+ project Smart Grid Technology – A Master Program. It is a three years project that aims at the development of a Master program in smart grid technology through the collaboration between a consortium consisting of 3 European […]

Retreat of the Pervasive Computing group

The Pervasive Computing group held a two day retreat in South Styria from June 19-20, 2017. We discussed various research and teaching topics including the deployment of new sensor and camera networks, the revision of our lab courses, and supervision of students. To strengthen our team spirit we enjoyed a […]